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The British and French navies had a massive brawl during a rugby game

The British navy played the French navy in rugby on Wednesday and the match was interrupted by a massive brawl. 

On Wednesday, over 200 years after the Battle of Trafalgar, the British Royal Navy and the French Navy traded shots again.

The two navies met in the south of France for a rugby match and things eventually got pretty ugly. 

With France leading 13–6, a huge brawl broke out. Punches were thrown, tackles were made, even a couple of substitutes entered the fray.

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Amazingly, the fracas only resulted in two red cards and a yellow.

Don’t worry, everyone eventually put their differences aside. 

“They all went for a drink afterwards and there were no hard feelings,” a naval source told the Telegraph.

- Dan Gartland